Chairs

1940s Theater Seats

This industrial style tandem theatre seats, was rescued from the high school theatre in Mount Sterling, Kentucky . The seats and back rests are made out of bent plywood, the arm rests are solid wood. The structure and seat mechanism is made out of steel. New brass hardware has been installed, wood has been refinished and metal structure has been cleaned and sealed to preserve its vintage condition and slow down its ageing process. Seats can be folded up and the base can be removed but they should be attached to another surface for stability.

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Goodform Aluminum Navy Chair

This GOODFORM - General Fireproofing Co. aluminum chair model 2324 was made around 1940’s as an alternative to Emeco’s Navy chair. The overall condition of the frame is very good, sturdy, but with a few scratches due to normal use; it’s been buffed and sealed to remove yellowing of the previous clear coat. The upholstery has been redone with new foam and fabric: Maharam Disperse in Midnight blue.

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Mid-Century Modern Fiberglass Eames Chairs- a Pair

A pair of Mid Century Modern “parchment” color fiberglass shell chairs with chrome H base designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller. The H metal base is a 3rd generation of these shell chairs, the first two had the X base but this shape was then replaced in order to reduce cost and improve durability. The condition of the chairs is fair, the metal base has some rust and the shock mounts may need to be replaced. The fiberglass shells have been polished. Some of the glides were added on since the originals were missing, these were acquired by a Herman Miller approved supplies.

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KNOLL Cesca Chairs by Marcel Breuer - Set of 4

Designed by iconic Modernist Marcel Breuer in 1928, and fabricated by Knoll , this set of four Cesca chairs feature a tubular chromed steel cantilever structure, wooden framed upholstered seat and back. These chairs have been refinished with an ebony stain and a clear top coat; the chrome has been polished; seats and backs reupholstered with new Knoll fabric. The Cesca chairs are still being manufactured by Knoll, this specific set was manufactured around 1985.

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CADO Folding Chair

This folding chair is an MK-16 designed by Mogens Koch, it was not refinished in order to preserve it as original as possible for collectors. The unique construction allows for these to be stored in a small space; they are lightweight and easy to move around. Made by furniture Danish company CADO around the 1960s.

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CADO Dinning Chairs - Set of 5

These wood and canvas chairs were made by CADO, a Danish Company founded in the late 50s by interior architect Poul Cadovius. Five of these have been refinished and cleaned, the string and aglets have been replaced, and three of them still have the original factory sticker. 

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Sam Avedon Plastic Chairs - Set of 4

Sam Avedon designed this set of 4 turquoise plastic shell chairs with brown metal legs. Made in 1961-62 by Alladin Plastics, they were one of the first chairs to be made in polypropylene instead of fiberglass. They are in really good condition, with minor scratches on the seats and some rust spots on the metal legs. Seven of the original plastic feet are missing. 

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Red Krueger Chair

Manufactured by Krueger Metal Products in Green Bay, Wisconsin, a fiberglass shell chair with chromed steel legs. This design was made to compete with Herman Miller products around the 60s and 70s. It’s in very good condition with minor scratches due to normal use.

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Eames Orange Wire Bikini Dining Chairs - Set of 4

These authentic mid-century modern Eames orange H base wire chairs have been properly restored. The frames were sandblasted to remove old paint and rust and then powder-coated in matte black. The original orange two-piece bikinis that were in rough condition were also fixed. They all still have Herman Miller’s tag at the bottom of the seats. Other parts, such as screws and glides, have been replaced, and were sourced from a vendor recommended by Herman Miller for the restoration and preservation of vintage Eames seating. 

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1971 Okamura Office Chair

This industrial metal desk chair was made by Okamura in Tokyo, Japan in 1971 (and there's a manufacturer's sticker underneath to prove it!). It's been cleaned thoroughly but not refinished, featuring the original taupe vinyl upholstery with minor wear and tear, and one small rip on the back. The chair is very comfortable and compact, with an adjustable height and backrest. It swivels and glides perfectly and the steel base is in very good condition with minimal chipping and rust. 
Known for their high quality innovative office chairs, Okamua was inaugurated in 1945 and is still around today.

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